Posts Tagged ‘snack vending machines’

10 Must-Have Snacks in Your Vending Machines

Americans sure like snack foods! Snack vending machines are wildly popular throughout the 50 states because the convenience of delicious snack foods at great prices is an unbeatable combination. When you purchase a vending machine, you should do some research into what items to stock in your machine. How do you conduct this research? Take […]

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The Evoke Series: Sales Power at Your Fingertips

    At the 2016 NAMA (National Automatic Merchandising Association) OneShow, U-Select-It debuted their newest and most technologically advanced vending product: The Evoke Series. Missed the show? No worries. We’re going to take you inside and explain exactly why the Evoke series is changing the game for every vending machine distributor, and for every shopper. […]

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Healthy Vending – Practice What You Preach

Vending machines located in the Franciscan Alliance hospitals are getting a “health” makeover, and they aren’t the only company following suit. Many organizations and companies that preach health such as hospitals and wellness centers are now monitoring their vending machine content more closely to reduce the prevalence of unhealthy food options in their place of […]

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Can People Be Shamed into Eating Healthy?

What does it take to get people to make healthy food choices? Hackers and programmers in the UK think they’ve found the answer with a customized vending machine. Participants in a closed social media account receive a tweet every time a group member purchases a snack or beverage from the modified machine. The goal is to […]

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The Multivend Revolution

When you are looking at vending machines for sale, you may feel frustrated because of the associated cost. Even if it will pay itself, the upfront costs can be daunting. This is especially true if you were hoping to offer both sodas and snacks. That is why you may be tempted to buy just a […]

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2014 NAMA OneShow

USelectIt recently participated in the 2014 NAMA OneShow. The NAMA OneShow provided a venue where vendors, operators and suppliers in the vending and refreshment industries could come together and learn from one another. The show was a resounding success, with over 4,300 attendees and over 500 operator companies represented, as well as leading vending machine […]

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New Standards on Snacks and Beverages Offered in Schools

Along with Tom Vilsack, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary, First Lady Michelle Obama supports changes to school lunches and the items offered in snack vending machines. She’s always been an advocate for healthy nutrition and physical exercise, and new Smart Snacks in School standards fit perfectly with her stance of providing school-aged students with […]

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The Calorie Count Regulation Calculator

Under new USDA rules, only certain healthy foods are allowed to be sold in vending machines on public school properties. The rules go into effect July 1, 2014 to give vending machine owners time to make sure that all of their offerings are compliant.  Not sure whether the products in your drink and snack vending […]

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Vending Around the World

In America, the most commonly seen vending machines are either drink vending machines or snack vending machines. However, vending machines in various locations around the world feature items that go well beyond simple snack food and drinks. Read below for some the most interesting vending machines around the world: Breach machine, Normandy, France: This machine stores freshly baked […]

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ADA and Vending Machines

Updated mandates to the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act change the way owners of beverage and snack vending machines do business. According to the 2010 updated ADA law, both the forward reach range and the side reach range must fall within the 15-inch low reach minimum and a 48-inch high reach maximum. Likewise, the buttons, […]

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